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Re: Why is patch(1) asking for the file names already given?
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: "Constantine" <cnst at rbcmail dot ru>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 22:48:59 +0100
- Subject: Re: Why is patch(1) asking for the file names already given?
- References: <3EDC3908.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <3EDD175B.email@example.com>
> Andrew Markebo wrote:
>> Just a guess, I usually throw -p1 or more, not -p0? Could it be that?
>> / Constantine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I am trying to apply a patch I made for myself. When I am running the
>>> patch(1) utility, I am always being asked to type in the file name to
>>> a file that needs to be patched. My diff file contains a diff on a few
>>> files, and this is my dialogue with the patch(1):
>>> --- my quote start ---
>>> >patch --ignore-whitespace -p0 -i US-GB.nohtml.diff
>>> can't find file to patch at input line 2
>>> Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
>>> The text leading up to this was:
>>>> diff -b -B --exclude='*.*htm*' -r en-US/.jar/autoconfig/contents.rdf
>>> File to patch: en-GB/.jar/autoconfig/contents.rdf
>>> patching file en-GB/.jar/autoconfig/contents.rdf
Perhaps your patch file is corrupt.
Please post the first 10 lines of it.
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